Summer Wedding Color Trends

May 8, 2015 at 9:51 am Leave a comment

PIC FOR VEGAN WEDDING MENUSummer is one of the most popular times of the year to have a wedding, the days are longer, temperatures warmer and many varieties of flowers are in bloom. Color trends for summer range from cheerful brights to pretty pastels. According to Pantone, an international authority on professional color standards, the overall colors for Spring/Summer 2015 leans toward a minimalistic “en pleine aire” theme featuring more natural hues over mechanical tones. When choosing colors, keep in mind this is your wedding and the final decision should reflect your personal preferences. Read on to learn more about summer wedding color trends.

True Blue

Blue is a very versatile color when it comes to summer weddings. Light and pastel blues add softness and a skylike quality. Create an inviting ceremony by using the color turquoise, a good choice for beach or American Southwest summer weddings. Go for classic style with navy or ultramarine hues.


Love and sunshine go great together, incorporate the color yellow into your summer wedding. Shades of yellow to consider include lemon, school bus yellow, mustard, saffron, citrine, chartreuse, gold or amber.

Iridescent GlowBride and groom kissing.

Enhance your summer wedding with the shades of twilight by using colors inspired by a summer’s evening. Iridescent is more of an effect than a color providing a dreamlike fairytale appearance perfect for a wedding. Iridescence works as a hue shift by appearing lighter when viewed directly and darker when viewed from the sides.


Get creative for your summer wedding by selecting earth tones for your colors. These are color combinations found in the natural environment such as green grass, red clay, birch bark, white sand and colorful wildflowers.

Growing to Love

Green makes for an excellent summer wedding pick for color from deep tropical forests to botanical gardens. The color inspires thoughts of growth and life. Shades of greens to choose from include apple green, lime, mint, pine, olive, teal, avocado and pistachio.

Magical Moment

Enjoy the magic of your summer wedding with the color purple. Meanings associated with purple include uplifting, magical, calming and sacred. Types of purple colors: lavender, violet, plum, mauve, orchid, magenta, wine and fuchsia.

Believe in Pink

Romance never goes out of season, for your summer wedding consider the color pink. Pink is popular for weddings for many reasons mainly due to its many associations such as representing love, sweetness, feminine, romantic, and sugar and spice.

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Pantone: Cools Rule for Spring/Summer 2015


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